Sign In | Register

Encyclopedias book


Recent Arrivals in Encyclopedias

Encyclopedias

From Wine to Lamb, from The Living World Encyclopedia In Colour to Beverages, we can help you find the encyclopedias books you are looking for. As the world's largest independent marketplace for new, used and rare books, you always get the best in service and value when you buy from Biblio.com.au, and all of your purchases are backed by our return guarantee.


Top Sellers in Encyclopedias

Encyclopedias Books & Ephemera


  • BUY NOW

    $25.00

    Johnson's (Revised) Universal Cyclopaedia: Volume I (A - Cereus) by Frederick A.P. Barnard and Arnold Guyot (Editors-in-Chief)

    New York: A. J. Johnson & Co., 1886. CO3 - A hardcover book in fair condition that has previous owner's label adhered on the front fixed endpaper, worn and torn cover (mostly on the spine, gutters, edges and corners, moisture soiled, tanning, and shelf wear with no dust jacket. Johnson's (Revised) Universal Cyclopaedia: Volume I (A - Cereus) A scientifitc and popular treasury of useful knowledge. 11"x8", 826 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


  • BUY NOW

    $34.00

    Wine: The Good Cook Techniques & Recipes Series by Olney, Richard (Editor) / Cutler, Carol (Editor) / Prial, Frank J. (Editor)

    Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books. Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued. 1984. Revised Edition: First Printing. Hard Cover. 0809429675 . 011016: No Jacket as Issued. Volume has maroon cloth on spine and back cover with white lettering, plus multi-colored front cover and illustrated endpapers. Copy still has the original two red ribbon bookmarks attached and in good condition. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing on front board corners). Chapters include: Introduction * Selecting Wine * Serving Wine * Wine In A Menu * Cooking With Wine * A Guide To The World's Wines * Anthology of Recipes * Recipe Index * General Index/Glossary * Recipe Credits * Acknowledgments and Picture Credits. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other books in this The Good Cook Techniques & Recipes Series available. : Photographs: 9.25 x 10.75 in.: 176 pages .


  • BUY NOW

    $29.00

    Breads: The Good Cook Techniques & Recipes Series by Olney, Richard (Editor) / Cutler, Carol (Editor) / Olney, Judith (Editor)

    Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books. Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued. 1983. Revised Edition: Second Printing. Hard Cover. 0809429004 . 007204: No Jacket as Issued. Volume has brown cloth on spine and back cover with white lettering, plus multi-colored front cover and illustrated endpapers. Copy still has the original two red ribbon bookmarks attached and in good condition. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered, but corners of boards are lightly rubbed. Chapters include: Introduction * Basic Yeast Breads * Enriched Yeast Breads * Special Yeast Breads * Breads Without Yeast * Anthology of Recipes * Recipe Index * General Index/Glossary * Recipe Credits * Acknowledgments and Picture Credits. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other books in this The Good Cook Techniques & Recipes Series available. : Photographs: 9.25 x 10.75 in.: 176 pages .


  • BUY NOW

    $29.00

    The Discovery Of Subatomic Particles: Scientific American Library Series by Weinberg, Steven

    Oxford, England / New York, New York: Scientific American Books - W. H. Freeman & Co.. Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket. 1983. First Edition: First Printing. Hard Cover. 0716714884 . 006973: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0) . Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket is complete but is lightly sun-faded overall. "An absorbing commentary on the discovery of the atom's constituents, this book provides a fascinating account of a sequence of key events in the physics of the twentieth century, leading to the discoveries of the electron, proton and neutron. It also provides an introduction to those fundamentals of classical physics that played crucial roles in these discoveries. Throughout the book, connections are shown between the historic discoveries of subatomic particles and work today at the frontiers of physics, describing the discoveries of new elementary particles up to the present day. " Content Chapters include: A World of Particles * The Discovery of the Electron * The Atomic Scale * The Nucleus * More Particles * Appendices * Tables * For Further Reading * Sources of the Illustrations * Index. If interested, I have several other volumes in this Scientific American Library Series available.: 9 x 9.5 in.: 206 pages .


  • BUY NOW

    $31.00

    Salads: The Good Cook Techniques & Recipes Series by Olney, Richard (Editor) / Cutler, Carol (Editor) / Tower, Jeremiah (Editor)

    Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books. Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued. 1980. First Edition: First Printing. Hard Cover. 0809428814 . 005813: No Jacket as Issued. Stated First Printing. Volume has green cloth on spine and back cover with white lettering, plus multi-colored front cover and illustrated endpapers. Copy still has the original two red ribbon bookmarks attached and in good condition. One spot of green cloth on front board has been slightly rubbed. Chapters include: Introduction * Vegetables and Fruits * Cooked Vegetables * Meats and Poultry * Fish and Shellfish * Composed Salads * Anthology of Recipes * Recipe Index * General Index/Glossary * Recipe Credits * Acknowledgments and Picture Credits. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other books in this The Good Cook Techniques & Recipes Series available. : Photographs: 9.25 x 10.75 in.: 176 pages .


  • BUY NOW

    $20.00

    Miller's Cool Collectibles by Synge, Dan

    London, England: Miller - Octopus Publishing. New with No Dust Jacket as issued. 2004. Presumed First Edition. Hard Cover. 1840008946 . 005157: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Copy has very small black remainder mark on edge of page block. "From gadgets to games to guitars, the essence of cool and how to collect it is brought together in this chunky compact tome. An array of stylishly contemporary necessities, pastimes, and luxuries are accompanied by vibrant text and full-color photos - often confirming the real value of those comics stashed under the bed or indicating that the Hawaiian shirt at the back of the closet should come out more often. Different sections deal with items from the home and those related to play and style. Bikes, automobilia, and aeromobilia are covered in Go, while Sound covers such essentials as jukeboxes and rock memorabilia, and Sport showcases surfing, bowling, and more. " Chapters include sections on: Electronic Gadgets * Telephones * Bar and Cocktail * Movie Posters * Globes * Pulp Fiction * Comics * Magazines * Packaging * Pinball Machines * Computer Games * Board Games * Space Toys * Toy Cars * Cameras * Hawaiian Shirts * Denim * T-shirts * Sneakers * Watches * Sunglasses * Ties * Jewellery * Militaria * Bikes and Scooters * Bicycles * Automobilia * Aeronautica * Guitars * Synths * Jukeboxes * Rock Collectibles * Soccer * Baseball * Surfing * Boxing * and Useful Addresses.: Remainder: 6 x 6.5 in.: 208 pages .


  • BUY NOW

    $29.00

    Human Diversity: Scientific American Library Series by Lewontin, Richard

    Oxford, England / New York, New York: Scientific American Books - W. H. Freeman & Co.. Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket. 1982. First Edition: First Printing. Hard Cover. 0716714698 . 006975: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0) . Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket has a light scratch on the front. Content Chapters include: Human Variety * Genes, Environment, and Organism * Simple Genetic Diversity * The Genetic Basis of Simple Polymorphisms * How Genes Work * Continuous Variation * Mental Traits * Diversity Among Groups * The Evolution of Human Diversity * Credits * Index. If interested, I have several other volumes in this Scientific American Library Series available. : 9 x 9.5 in.: 179 pages .


  • BUY NOW

    £76.00

    The Grocer's Encyclopedia by Ward, Artemas [ed.]

    New York: Artemas Ward. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed. 1911. First Edition. Green/gilt hardback cloth cover. 290mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). 748pp. 80 colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations. .


  • BUY NOW

    $14.00

    Fish And Seafood Masterpieces: Cooking Arts Collection Series by Schumacher, John

    Minnetonka, Minnesota: Cooking Club Of America. Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued. 2001. First Printing. Hard Cover. 1581591489 . 005658: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Beautiful photographs of dishes and preparation steps throughout. "No, this isn't your traditional fish and seafood cookbook. The chapters are mostly centered on traditional fish and seafood preparation techniques - baking, roasting, pan-frying, sauteing - but the recipes are far from ordinary. You'll also find soups and chowders (and not just a token recipe or two) , grilling, salads, sandwiches ... All kinds of ideas you might never have expected in a fish and seafood cookbook. Spread your wings and try it all!" If interested, I have several other volumes in this Cooking Club Of America Series.: Photographs: 8.75 x 11.25 in.: 176 pages .


  • BUY NOW

    $75.00

    International Library of Technology 90. Sign And Banner Making Practical Design And Ornament

    Scranton: International Textbook Co., 1921. Hardcover. Very good condition. Number 90 of a series. "A series of textbooks for persons engaged in engineering profession, trades, and vocational occupations or for those who desire information concerning them. Fully illustrated." 8vo. vi, 239, iv. 3/4 brown cloth with green boards. Gilt text on spine, marbled endpapers. Numerous b/w ills, 2 color ills (1 disbound but present, edge frayed), index. Slt. rubbed on spine head/foot, interior clean, binding tight.


  • BUY NOW

    $29.00

    Poultry: The Good Cook Techniques & Recipes Series by Olney, Richard (Editor) / Cutler, Carol (Editor)

    Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books. Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued. 1979. 1979 Edition: First Printing. Hard Cover. 0809428563 . 006343: No Jacket as Issued. Stated First Printing. Volume has black cloth on spine and back cover with white lettering, plus multi-colored front cover and illustrated endpapers. Copy still has the original two red ribbon bookmarks attached and in good condition. Corner of front board has been slightly rubbed. Chapters include: Introduction * Pan Frying * Deep Frying * Roasting and Grilling * Braising * Poaching * A Medley of Methods * Anthology of Recipes * Recipe Index * General Index/Glossary * Recipe Credits * Acknowledgments and Picture Credits. If interested, I have several other books in this The Good Cook Techniques & Recipes Series available. : 9.25 x 10.75 in.: 176 pages .


  • BUY NOW

    AUD $18.00

    The International Geographic Encyclopedia and Atlas by Vianna, Fernando de Mello (Editorial Director)

    London: Macmillan Press Ltd. 1979. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Colour and black & white maps. . Reprint. Hardcover.


  • BUY NOW

    $25.00

    Sun And Earth: Scientific American Library Series by Friedman, Herbert

    Oxford, England / New York, New York: Scientific American Books - W. H. Freeman & Co.. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket. 1986. First Edition: First Printing. Hard Cover. 0716750120 . 006972: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0) . Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. This book is number 15 of the Series. Content Chapters include: From Stonehenge to Skylab * Inside the Sun: Core to Surface * The Solar Atmosphere * An Inconstant Sun: Electromagnetic Radiation * An Inconstant Sun: Solar Particle Radiation * In Search of a Climate Connection * Origins and Endings * For Further Reading * Sources of the Illustrations * Index. If interested, I have several other volumes in this Scientific American Library Series available. : 9 x 9.5 in.: 251 pages .


  • BUY NOW

    $48.90

    Encyclopedia of Continental Army Units: Battalions, Regiments and Independent.. by Berg, Fred Anderson

    Stackpole Books, 1977. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Stackpole Books, 1977. Very Good/Fair. This reference pulls together the organizational history of each battalion, regiment, and independent corps that served in the Continental army<br />160pp Book in very good condition & DJ in good-acceptable condition NOT EX-LIBRARY Minor shelfwear present Small signs of visible wear


  • BUY NOW

    $18.00

    Scuttlebutt (And Other Expressions Of Nautical Origin) by Degler, Teri

    New York, New York: An Owl Book - Henry Holt And Company. Fine. 1989. First American Edition: First Printing. Soft Cover. 0805009892 . 002684: Stated First American Edition (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . "Wind, waves, and the daily ration of rum figure prominently in expressions like down the hatch and weather the storm, but what has the devil to pay to do with leaky seams of scuttlebutt in the office with water shortages at sea? Go overboard clearly has a nautical connection, but how about skyscraper, boom town, by and large, taken aback, or standoffish? Chock-full of little-known facts and humorous illustrations, Scuttlebutt is a lighthearted collection of words and phrases that will fascinate landlubber and sailor alike. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5.25 x 8.25 in.: 113 pages .


  • BUY NOW

    $525.00

    Food And Nutrition (Eight -8- Volume Set) by Hayes, Dayle / Laudan, Rachel

    Tarrytown, New York: Marshall Cavendish Reference. New with No Dust Jacket as issued. 2008. First Edition: First Printing. Hard Cover. 0761478175 . 007644: No Jacket As Issued. BRAND NEW. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Each volume is 8.75 x 11.25 in., with a total of 1,280 pages. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Content Volumes include: Vol. 1: Acid Indigestion to Calcium * Vol. 2: Calories to Energy Drinks * Vol. 3: Enzymes to Gout * Vol. 4: Grains to Legumes * Vol. 5: Lifespan, Human to Pesticides * Vol. 6: Phytonutrients to Soul Food * Vol. 7: Soup to Yogurt * Vol. 8: Indexes. "The 225 entries cover cooking and eating, cuisines, and foods and health, and are accompanied by sidebars, recipes, tables, and well-chosen and -captioned photographs. There are also entries on cultural and social aspects such as diet fads, fashion, and religion and food. Many entries relate to the production and business of what we eat and a number of articles discuss weight and weight-loss topics. An introduction provides an overview of each of these general themes, and the last volume closes with a comprehensive index and appendixes that provide nutritional data and both U.S. and international statistics, and an extensive list of print and Web resources for further research. Students who come to the encyclopedia in search of information for assignments will be drawn in by the accessible format and well-written entries." This is a heavy book set, but price INCLUDES FULL EXTRA COST of Media Delivery; however USPS Priority would incur additional charge due to weight.: 8.75 x 11.25 in.: 1,280 pages .


  • BUY NOW

    $79.99

    The Encyclopedia of Philosophy by Paul Edwards

    New York: Macmillan, 1972. h. good. Complete set of 4 books, each containing 2 volumes. Blue cloth covered boards with gold print on the front, gold and red on the spine. This is NOT a former library item. Volumes rate very good, except volume 5/6: Dampstain on the top edge of the textblock on vol. 5/6, does not extend into the surface of the pages. Pages are clean and unmarked; some soiling to bottom edges of textblock. Macmillan / Free Press hard covers, no dust jackets as issued; 1967 text but 1972 reprint edition. 529 + 571 + 521 + 544 pages. 8vo (7.75"" x 10.25"")


  • BUY NOW

    $7.93

    Concise Encyclopedia of the American Indian With 200 Illustrations by Grant, Bruce

    Wings Books. Near Fine.


  • BUY NOW

    $22.00

    Beverages: The Good Cook Techniques & Recipes Series by Olney, Richard (Editor) / Cutler, Carol (Editor) / Sax, Richard (Editor)

    Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books. Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued. 1985. Revised Edition: Second Printing. Hard Cover. 0809429454 . 010962: No Jacket as Issued. Volume has blue cloth on spine and back cover with white lettering, plus multi-colored front cover and illustrated endpapers. Copy still has the original two red ribbon bookmarks attached and in good condition. Front board has small white spot on it; otherwise boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Chapters include: Introduction * Teas, Tisanes and Coffees * Juices and Syrups * Milk Drinks * Broths * Homemade Alcoholic Beverages * Punches and Mixed Drinks * Anthology of Recipes * Recipe Index * General Index/Glossary * Recipe Credits * Acknowledgments and Picture Credits. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other books in this The Good Cook Techniques & Recipes Series available. : Photographs: 9.25 x 10.75 in.: 176 pages .


  • BUY NOW

    $31.00

    Eggs & Cheese: The Good Cook Techniques & Recipes Series by Olney, Richard (Editor) / Cutler, Carol (Editor)

    Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books. Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued. 1984. Revised Edition: Third Printing. Hard Cover. 0809428873 . 007208: No Jacket as Issued. Volume has gray cloth on spine and back cover with white lettering, plus multi-colored front cover and illustrated endpapers. Copy still has the original two red ribbon bookmarks attached and in good condition. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Chapters include: Introduction * Whole-Egg Cookery * Whole-Egg Presentations * Beaten-Egg Cookery * Cheese Cookery * Anthology of Recipes * Recipe Index * General Index/Glossary * Recipe Credits * Acknowledgments and Picture Credits. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other books in this The Good Cook Techniques & Recipes Series available. : Photographs: 9.25 x 10.75 in.: 176 pages .


  • BUY NOW

    $14.00

    Amazing Bible Trivia (Over 5,000 Bible Questions And Answers) by Densmore, Brad

    Edison, New Jersey: Inspirational Press. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket. 1999. Presumed First Edition. Hard Cover. 0760747458 . 001309: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Think The Bible Is Boring? Think Again! ... Top 10 lists and stumpers that will appeal to everyone. * Fun art and illustrations throughout. * A unique collection of curious facts, unusual statistics, and fascinating questions from the Bible. * The fun way to learn about animals, plagues, traitors, wars, parties, kisses and much more * A great party stumper book, and fun for the whole family * Brings interest to Bible study. " Other editions show ISBN# 0884863204, but this copy has ISBN# 0760747458 on Jacket and Title Page.: 6 x 8.75 in.: 481 pages .


  • BUY NOW

    $46.00

    Enciclopedia Pratica Per Progettare e Costruire by Neufert, Ernst

    Milano, Italy: Editore Ulrico Hoepli, 1980. CY5 - A sesta edizione italiana hardcover book in very good condition that has some bumped corners, lightly bowed, scattered stains and foxing, some patch chipped on the cover, previous owner's library seal emboss on the title page, light tanning and shelf wear with no dust jacket. Manuale ad uso di architetti, ingegneri, periti edili e costruttori, docenti e discenti, Norme e Prescrizioni per Progettare, Costruire, Dimensionare, Distribuire, Dimensioni di edifici, ambienti, imianti e suppellettili in funzione dell'uomo che se ne deve servire. Text in Italian. 12"x8.5", 549 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


  • BUY NOW

    $12.00

    The Book of Knowledge: The Children's Encyclopedia, Vol. XIV by Holland Thompson et al

    The Grolier Society, 1935. Hardcover. Good +. Ed. Holland Thompson et al, The Book of Knowledge: The Children's Encyclopedia, Vol. 14, The Grolier Society, 1935. Burgundy hc with embossed cameo of two children on front, heavy 8vo, 385 pp, many bw photos and illustrations, 18 color plates of flora and birds, 4 monochromatic plates of ancient buildings and monuments. Interesting contents of this volume include industries in the South, Elizabethan explorers (eg. Sir Walter Raleigh, Sir Francis Drake, Captain John Smith), detailed flowers and weeds (some introduced in America from the Old World), American and Canadian writers, building New York City's water supply, Camp Fire Girls, South Pole explorers, and early educators including Lucretia Coffin Mott. G+: corners bumped, TOC page torn and taped, small smudge p. 4964 otherwise no markings.


  • BUY NOW

    AUD $20.00

    The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the World's Steam Passenger Locomotives by Hollingsworth, Brian

    London: Tiger Books International. 1989. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations & photographs. paper. Both fold-outs are complete. 208 pages A magnificently illustrated tribute to more than 150 historic international steam locomotives. . Reprint. Hardback.


  • BUY NOW

    $25.00

    Johnson's (Revised) Universal Cyclopaedia: Volume V (Lighting - Onimus) by Frederick A.P. Barnard and Arnold Guyot (Editors-in-Chief)

    New York: A. J. Johnson & Co., 1886. CO3 - A hardcover book in fair condition that has previous owner's label adhered on the front fixed endpaper, worn and torn cover (mostly on the spine, gutters, edges and corners), moisture soiled, tanning, and shelf wear with no dust jacket. Johnson's (Revised) Universal Cyclopaedia: V (Lighting - Onimus) A scientifitc and popular treasury of useful knowledge. 11"x8", 854 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


Browse all Encyclopedias